Rodamco Europe N.V., today announces the Rodamco Europe share will be included in the AEX index at Euronext Amsterdam from March 2, 2006. The AEX is the benchmarking index of the top 25 most actively traded securities in the Netherlands.
Rodamco Europe's promotion to the AEX index is part of Euronext's annual re-weighting of its indices. Currently, Rodamco Europe is included in the Amsterdam Midkap Index where it has the highest weighting. Index entry is based on volume of shares traded. Rodamco Europe is the first Dutch property investment and management company to join the AEX index. As per 30 September 2005, its portfolio of top quality retail assets in dominant locations in key European cities was valued at €7.3 billion. Rodamco Europe both owns and retail manages over 70 shopping centers around Europe.
CEO Maarten Hulshoff: "We are delighted that Rodamco Europe has joined the AEX index. This, together with the recent Sijthoff nomination for transparency in reporting, endorses Rodamco Europe's status in the 'big league'. AEX indexing will increase our visibility and exposure to both equity and bond investors and to retailers."
Source: Rodamco Europe